Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file. Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.

Miniumum Requirements

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file.

Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.

Software Management

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file.

Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.

Libraries

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file.

Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.

Specifi® Design

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file.

Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.

Specifi® Quote

Yes. Simply modify the profile settings: right-clicking on the AutoCAD® icon, select Properties, and then verify that the destination / destination item is labeled / p [profile name] below the path of the AutoCAD® executable file.

Ex: “C: \ Program Files \ Autodesk \ AutoCAD 2017 \ acad.exe” /p standard / product ACAD / language “en-US”

If you would like to run Specifi® on an Apple  Macintosh  you must install a Windows virtualization application (eg: Parallel Desktop) and then one of the compatible Windows Operating Systems.

Specifi® does not require constant internet access to operate. However, during installation and in order for a customer to get access to the latest updates of manufacturer catalogs they will need to connect to the Internet for this functionality.

Specifi® Design does not include a license or subscription to the compatible computer aided design solutions we support. However, for customers who do not currently possess a computer aided design solution Specifi® offers Specifi® Design Plus which powered by Autodesk® technology and does not require that you purchase a computer aided design solution.

The minimum requirements vary based upon the product you plan to install on your PC.  The following are the minimum requirements for Specifi® Design and Specifi® Quote and are consistent with Autodesk® products minimum requirements:

Minimum requirements for Specifi Design (Specifi Design or Design+):

• CPU Processor: Intel® Quad Core® 2.8 GHz or Core i5, i7 2.6 GHz
• RAM: 8GB or more
• GPU: Dedicated Direct3D graphics card with minimum capacity 2GB (suggested GPU
compatible with AutoCAD/Revit)
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

• Specifi Design is compatible with:
AutoCAD from 2016 to 2020 (not LT version)
Revit from 2016 to 2019 (not LT version)
(not required if you want to install Specifi Design+)

Minimum requirements for Specifi Quote:
• Processor: Intel® Dual Core® 2.6 G or higher
• RAM: 4GB RAM or higher
• 1280 x 1024 32-bit color video display adapter (True Color)
• 2GB of hard disk available not including libraries installation
• Display scaling settings (texts, icons, apps): 100%

The Specifi® software is compatible with the following Operating Systems:
• Windows 10 64 bit
• Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit

Specifi® is compatible with any version of AutoCAD® from AutoCAD® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions), Revit® 2016 to 2020 (excluding LT versions)

AutoCAD® Mechanical, Map3D, Architecture or other Autodesk® Suites that include the AutoCAD® product inside them are not certified because compatibility tests are performed with standard AutoCAD® versions.